Mota Singh

Extrajudicial execution between March 31, 1990 and April 1, 1990

Male, age 49-50


Demographics

Residence

Education

No education

Employment

Farmer/agriculture

Married

Yes

Children

7

Religion

Sikh, Amritdhari

Caste

Dalit/SC/BC


Photo of Mota Singh, victim of extrajudicial execution between March 31, 1990 and April 1,  1990, in Firozpur CIA Staff, by Punjab Police


Abduction, Detention, & Torture

Prior detentions

Yes, 20

Prior torture

Yes

Abduction preceding extrajudicial execution

Yes, March 29, 1990

Place of abduction

Victim's residence

Witness(es) to abduction

Spouse; Children

Security officials informed witnesses about destination

No

Security officials uniformed

No

Victim presented before judge/magistrate

No


Detention Locations

Additional data forthcoming


Extrajudicial Execution between March 31, 1990 and April 1, 1990

Additional data forthcoming


Body Disposal

Body returned

No

Body disposal by security forces

Dumped body in well/drain


Security Forces Implicated

Forces involved in abduction

Forces involved in extrajudicial execution

Officials involved in extrajudicial execution

Additional data forthcoming


Militancy Involvement

Combatant

No

Militant support provided

No


Related Incidents

Forthcoming


Remedies & Impact

Security officials approached

Yes, Same as officials involved in abduction/extrajudicial execution, from Firozpur CIA Staff

Response by officials

Denied involvement

Legal remedies pursued

Yes

Impact on family

Family abandoned home, Family became impoverished

Remedies desired from government

Monetary compensation to family; Rehabilitation services to family; Criminal prosecution of those responsible; Employment; Truth commission; Investigations into abuses; Memorial for victims


Connected Victims

Extrajudicial executions/disappearances in family

3

Genuine encounters in family

No

Co-victims of abduction

No

Co-victims of extrajudicial execution

No

Links to co-victim profiles forthcoming


Family Reflections

Forthcoming

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